USDA/NIFA Request for Proposals: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI)

Deadline: 22 March 2017 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its "Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI)" to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. Programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce graduates capable of enhancing the Nation's food and agricultural … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme in Brazil

Deadline: 19 February 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its "Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme” with an aim to support the professional development and community engagement of Brazilian public and civil society institutions, science museums and botanic gardens, by supporting them to develop or improve specific skills relevant to the social and economic development of Brazil. Thematic Areas Urban Transformations (including human rights, tackling … [Read more...]

IDB-Caixa Banking Foundation: Seeking Projects to Co-Finance the Social Entrepreneurship Program in Peru

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Caixa Banking Foundation, are seeking applications for its "Social Entrepreneurship Program" with an aim to generate new employment opportunities, increase economic income and / or provide basic services for the poorest people in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Social Entrepreneurship Program (PES) offers innovative and sustainable solutions that contribute to the … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 2 February 2017 The Government of Switzerland and the Government of Sweden are seeking proposals for its project “Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina with an aim to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, through enhancing local services and increasing democratic accountability and social inclusion, through revitalising local … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality around the World

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its "Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality" to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women. The mandate and functions of UN Women call for the promotion of organizational and UN system accountability on gender equality through evaluation, strengthening evaluation capacities and learning from evaluation, and developing systems to measure … [Read more...]

Start-Up Chile Seed: Acceleration Program for Startups in Chile

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Chilean Government is seeking applications for its "Start-Up Chile Seed Program" which is executed by Corfo, that attracts world class entrepreneurs in early stage to start their business in Chile, strengthening enterprise environment, supporting the culture of innovation in our country, and connecting with Latam to grow from this region to the world. The goal of the program is to position Chile as the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America. … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: Perspektivy’s Cross-Border Journalism Programme

Deadline: 12 February 2017 The Perspektivy is seeking applications for its programme "Cross-Border Journalism Programme" with an aim to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. Cross-Border journalism programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. The new digital era of media, and the globalisation of … [Read more...]

OSME Conservation Fund: Supporting Bird Conservation Projects in the OSME Region

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME) is seeking applications for its small grants programme "Conservation Fund" to support bird conservation projects in the OSME region. Project Priorities Initiated and carried out by nationals of OSME region countries Include a strong educational element, pro-actively engaging local communities Include a strong educational element, pro-actively engaging local communities Include an element of long-term … [Read more...]

The James M. Cox Foundation: Seeking Applications to Support Communities across United States

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The James M. Cox Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to provide philanthropic support for not-for-profit organizations in communities where Cox Enterprises, Inc. does business. Priority Areas The Foundation is concentrating its community support in several priority areas: Conservation and Environment Early Childhood Education (birth to five years) Empowering Families and Individuals for Success Health Types of Support Two … [Read more...]

Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF): Supporting Infrastructure Projects and Community Investments Streams in Australia

Deadline: Various Applications are open for "Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF)" to provide funding for infrastructure projects and community investment that will create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. Types of Project There are two streams of funding available under the program: The Infrastructure Projects Stream will support projects which involve the construction of new infrastructure, or the upgrade or extension of existing … [Read more...]

STDF-CDTI Joint Call for Proposals: Egyptian-Spanish Innovation Programme (ESIP)

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) in collaboration with the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) is seeking proposals for its "Egyptian-Spanish Innovation Programme (ESIP)" to promote and fund market driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-Ied Research, Development and innovation collaborative projects between entities from both countries. The joint call for proposals aims to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for OFID Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is seeking applications for its scholarship program to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree. Benefits The tuition fees, including any … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women across US

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services, the office on Women's Health (OWH) is seeking applications for its "Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women" to address the primary and/or secondary prevention of prescription and non-prescription opioid misuse by women across the lifespan by identifying underserved audiences and the potential gaps in the ability to reach these populations welcome. Program Goals Regional, state, local, and community organizations should propose … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Service Providers

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), is seeking applications for its program "Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Service Providers" to expand access to housing and employment services for survivors of human trafficking. Housing and employment are two ongoing service needs of human trafficking victims and top priorities identified by trafficking survivors. Beyond … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: NextGen First Responder Technologies in US & Israel

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Under the agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the State of Israel on Cooperation in Science and Technology for Homeland Security Matters, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Israel Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) established a cooperative activity “NextGen First Responder Technologies” to foster and support U.S-Israel joint development of advanced technologies for First Responders. This Program is … [Read more...]

TWF’s World Development Main Grants: Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health/Family Planning Programme across UK

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is seeking applications for its World Development Main Grants Programme to address “Sexual and Reproductive Health/Family Planning” with an aim to: Improve access to a range of modern contraceptive methods and wider sexual health and reproductive services, Increase understanding, awareness and demand for family planning services. TWF believes that good sexual and reproductive health enables individuals to have more choices and … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: RWJF’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is currently seeking applications for its program entitled "Interdisciplinary Research Leaders" with an aim to work together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being. The broad goal of the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) program is to produce diverse interdisciplinary leaders who conduct and apply high-quality, community-engaged, action-oriented, equity-focused health … [Read more...]

STARTS Prize 2017: Honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are seeking applications for its "STARTS Prize 2017" to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to … [Read more...]

The Mary Kay Foundation: Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program across United States

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Mary Kay Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled "Domestic Violence Shelter Grant" with an aim to break the silence on violence against women by providing resources that promote a greater understanding of the issue and effect social change. Mary Kay is committed to helping women whose safety and self-esteem are threatened due to violence. By raising awareness of this issue, the foundation foster understanding and give hope and help to women … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa Seed Funding Round II: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2017 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

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